The Story of Electricity

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Professor John T. Sanders

Narrated By: Edwin Newman

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: April 2006

Duration: 2 hours 52 minutes

Summary:

Ancient and medieval awareness of electrical effects included lightning, electric fish, St. Elmo’s fire, the amber effect, and (esp. in early China) the lodestone (magnet). Plutarch explained the electric effect in terms of air displacement. The following chart shows a timeline of topics discussed in this set of audiotapes.

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